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Homecoming 2022
October 21-22, 2022

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Tentative Homecoming Fall 2022 Schedule

Thursday, October 13, 2022
  • Celebrating Town & Gown 2022
Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Paint the Paws
Friday, October 21, 2022
  • Reunion check-in starts; it continues throughout the weekend. Registration will take place at the Alumni House.
  • 4 p.m. Ribbon Cutting and Dedication of the Dr. Frank Lupton Pavilion, Horn Field Campus (rain or shine)
  • 5-9 p.m.  All-Alumni Social, Alumni House (Complimentary food, beer, wine and soda; cash bar available)
Saturday, October 22, 2022
  • 7-7:45 a.m.  Old Stompin' Ground Runaround Registration, Alumni House
  • 8 a.m.  Old Stompin' Ground Runaround: 5K Run/1.5 mile walk
  • 8:30 a.m.  Reunion Recognition Brunch & Social, Alumni House
  • 9:30 a.m.  All-Alumni Breakfast, Alumni House (Complimentary coffee and donuts)
  • 10:30 a.m.  Homecoming Parade - Watch from the Alumni House & Gwendolyn Brooks Memorial Park next door
  • Noon-3 p.m.  Alumni Cookout at "The Right Place" tent - in Q LOT (Menu: Hot dogs and hamburgers, veggie burgers, potato chips, bottled water, canned soda and coffee.)
  • 3 p.m.  Leathernecks Football Game vs. Youngstown State - Hanson Field
    Tickets will not be mailed. The Homecoming football ticket sales are final. Therefore, all tickets purchased through the WIU Alumni Association are non-refundable.

**If you order mums, t-shirts, football tickets and/or lunch tickets, you can pick them up at the Alumni House any time on Friday and until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. After 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, tickets/mums/t-shirts will be taken down to The Right Place tent, which is in Q Lot. You can pick up your items there. Any football tickets not picked up by 3:00 p.m. (game time) on Saturday will be left at the will call window at the stadium.

Homecoming T-shirts

If you didn't order a 2021 Homecoming T-shirt, call 309-298-1914 to order today. Limited sizes available.

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Parking Information

Permits will not be required in lots as of 5 p.m. Friday, until 7 a.m. Monday, with the exception of residence hall lots. Visitor parking is not allowed in reserved residence hall lots. Tickets will be issued to violators in handicapped spaces, reserved spaces and no parking zones (any area not designated as a parking space). If you have any questions or special parking needs, such as handicapped parking, please contact parking services at (309)298-1921.

Lodging

Transportation

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Homecoming & Reunion 2023--TBA

 

 

 




 

Homecoming October 21-22, 2022

Celebrating Town & Gown 2022

2022 Reunion

In-person and Virtual Old Stompin' Ground Runaround

Paint the Paws

Parade Route

Parade Registration

Homecoming Week Schedule

Lodging

Transportation

Parking

2021's Highlights